Areas of Practice
  • Intellectual property
  • Life Sciences and Healthcare
  • Competition Law
  • International Trade
  • Corporate Law
  • Administrative law
  • Consumer Rights
Education
  • Bachelor in Law (Cum Laude)Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM), Santo Domingo, República Dominicana, 2002
  • Diploma in Business and International Trade, Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE) – Fundación Institucionalidad y Justicia, Inc. (FINJUS), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 2005
  • Master’s degree in international law studies from Handong International Law School (HILS), Pohang, South Korea, 2010
  • Master´s in Intellectual and Industrial Property, Universidad Internacional de la Rioja, España, 2024-2025 (first semester)
Rankings
  • Ranked as Next Generation Lawyer by Legal 500: https://www.legal500.com/firms/52748/56067
  • Ranked as an “associate to watch” by the 2019 Chambers Latin America Guide: https://www.chambersandpartners.com/Latin-America/person/1544061/lilly-acevedo
  • Ranked as an “associate to watch” by the 2018 Chambers and Partners Global Guide: https://www.chambersandpartners.com/Global/person/1544061/lilly-acevedo
  • Ranked in WIPR Leader’s for 2018 edition: http://www.worldipreview.com/listing/leaders
  • Ranked in WTR 1000 leader, BRONZE: http://www.worldtrademarkreview.com/Search?qs=acevedo&at=WTR+1000
Memberships
  • Dominican Association of Intellectual Property (ADOPI)
  • Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI)
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • Consejo Latinoamericano de Estudiosos del Derecho Internacional y Comparado (COLADIC)
  • Dominican Bar Association (CARD)
Languages
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French (basic knowledge)
Partner
Lilly Acevedo

+1 (809) 566-7414 (ext. 114)

Has a degree in Law, graduated from the Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM) in 2002, Cum Laude. She also completed a Diploma in Business and International Trade, Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE) – Fundación Institucionalidad y Justicia, Inc. (FINJUS), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 2005 and has a master’s degree in international law studies from Handong International Law School (HILS), Pohang, South Korea, 2010.

Her practice focuses on advice on patents, regulatory matters for companies in the pharmaceutical and cosmetic sector, as well as other mass consumption products, such as food and beverages, including advice on commercial aspects on distribution, labeling, marketing, promotion and advertising of products of regulated industries, advice in the area of intellectual property, especially brands and aspects, as well as in projects aimed at the protection of intellectual property rights. She acquired her professional practice after having worked for more than 20 years in the most important firms in the Dominican Republic, reaching the position of partner in the Department of Intellectual Property, Health and Life Sciences. Likewise. She has experience as a public servant after having served for more than two years as director of the general secretary of the Public Ministry (Attorney General of the Republic), in charge of all citizen services of an administrative-legal nature and the incorporation and definition of policies that affect non-profit associations.

Lilly is a member of the Dominican Association of Intellectual Property (ADOPI) and part of its current Board of Directors, currently as second vice president. Likewise, she is a member of other intellectual property associations at an international level, such as the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI), of which she is an active part of the Regulatory Committee and for the period 2021-2023 she served as national delegate and the International Trademark Association (INTA). Furthermore, she actively participates in the meetings of the Food and Beverage Sub-Committee of the Association of Industries of the Dominican Republic (AIRD).

She has been recognized for several consecutive years as Leader in the filed by the international publication of WIPR (http://www.worldipreview.com/listing/leaders), as Associate to Watch and then Band 3 by the Chambers publication that makes rankings. of lawyers worldwide, recognition of the best Firms and professionals in the area. Likewise, she has been ranked as a recommended lawyer by the Legal 500 and Who's Who publications.

Citigroup Tower, Acrópolis Center, 11th Floor, Winston Churchill Avenue # 1099
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Telephone: 809-566-7414

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